Honest Abe

How Much Do You Know About Abraham Lincoln?

Explore this tribute to the 16th United States president in honor of his birthday this Sunday.

African Ancient DNA

What Can You Learn About Your Own Life From African Ancient DNA?

Learn more about where we all originate from, Africa, in this piece from Miguel Vilar in honor of Black History Month.

GAP Series - 20 Years as an Administrator

Group Project Administrator Series: 20 Years as an Administrator

Learn how being a Group Project Administrator can benefit your genetic genealogy journey, with Katherine Borges.

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How Do You Compare to New Ancient DNA From Scandinavia?

Are you connected to the samples from the new study out of Scandinavia? Take a look at each sample and discover for yourself.

Which Group Projects Should You Join?

Which Group Projects Should You Join?

You’ve gotten your results back. Now which Group Projects will be right for you? We’ve got a detailed guide of your different options.

Ancient DNA Highlights of 2022

Ancient DNA Highlights of 2022

2022 was a big year for ancient DNA. Here’s a summary of some of the important discoveries.

Ode to Group Project Administrators

Ode to Group Project Administrators

Join us in recognizing the Group Project Administrators and the work they do for FamilyTreeDNA with this piece by Jeremy Balkin.

Group Project Administrator Series: Every Day Is Different

Experience what it is like to be a Group Project Administrator from the perspective of Martin McDonald, an administrator from North of Ireland.

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Testing Your Roots

For National Roots Day, follow along as Jim Brewster explains the importance of DNA testing when it comes to documenting your roots.

Hanukkah, O Hanukkah

Get ready for Hanukkah with Jeremy Balkin, our Customer Service Manager.